What is a Registered Dietitian?
Registered Dietitians are the experts in nutrition. The RD credential indicates the completion of a degree, internship, and examination in nutrition. Irene has completed both an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a graduate degree from the University of Alabama in nutrition. Additionally, she is a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) providing individuals and teams with sports nutrition counseling and education. Registered Dietitians are the only nutrition professionals qualified to prescribe Medical Nutrition Therapy to manage or treat medical conditions.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics(AND) is the professional association for Registered Dietitians. To learn more about the benefits of working with an RD, visit the AND website at www.eatright.org.